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Jan 15, 2013 4:00pm PST
united states. it seems to have died down. when obama took office, he demobilize the movement that supported him in 2008. >> it is only theory, but roosevelt was exhausted. he did not even go to the conventions in san diego when he said, if i was voting personally, i would vote for wallace. he backed him, but he did not fight the bosses. eleanor roosevelt was heartbroken about this. you'rehard to believe vi going to die. he thought he would fight for peace. he told churchill the stop worrying about the soviets. these things work themselves out. he had a great relationship with stalin. so did wallace. grains and the result was harry truman. -- >> and the result was harry truman. >> a of a party hack. part of the prendergast machine. prendergast was the party boss in kansas city before he went to federal prison. they asked him why they chose harry truman and he said, i wanted to show the world that a well or ill machine could take an office boy and get him to well oiled machine could take an office boy and get him elected to senate. other senators called him the senator from prenderg
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Jan 21, 2013 3:00pm PST
states, so help me god. >> congratulations, mr. president. >> thank you so much. >> president obama being sworn in sunday by supreme court justice john roberts during a ceremony at the white house. he will repeat those words when he raises his right hand at today's public inauguration, while laying his left hand on two bibles -- one owned by abraham lincoln and the other owned by dr. martin luther king, jr. afterward, obama will deliver a speech laying out his plans for the next four years. the nro ceremony will include music from singers james taylor, beyoncÉ, and others which will carry live during our extended five-our inauguration special. after our regular broadcast ends, we will continue to bring you coverage until 1:00 p.m. eastern standard time, including the swearing in ceremony. some stations will run the whole five our special, for others you can go to democracynow.org. this year, the inauguration also comes on the federal holiday in honor of dr. martin luther king, jr., who delivered his "i have a dream" speech 50 years ago, not far from here at the lincoln memorial. la
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Jan 15, 2013 8:00am PST
war veteran to head the pentagon. obama's secretary of state nominee, john kerry, became one of the most prominent veterans to oppose the vietnam war after his return. testifying before the senate in 1971. he discussed the atrocities under it in winter soldier investigation, where over 150 veterans testified to war crimes committed in southeast asia. >> they told the stories at times that they personally raped, cut off ears, cut off heads, taped wires from portable televisions to human genitals and turned up the power, cut off limbs, blown up bodies, randomly shot at civilians, razed villages in fashion reminiscent of ghengis khan, shot cattle and dogs for fun, poisoned food stocks and generally ravaged the countryside of south vietnam, in addition to the normal ravage of war in the normal and very particular ravaging which is done by the applied bombing power of this country. >> that is john kerry testifying in 1971 after he returned from vietnam. although the vietnam war is far behind them, kerry and hagel will have to contend with the raw longest running war in history, afghanist
WHUT
Jan 17, 2013 6:00pm EST
democrats in states with loose restrictions on firearms. in a statement, the national rifle association vowed to challenge obama with what it called "p5 of the century." and his remarks, obama called on the american people to help him push gun control through congress. >> this will not happen unless the american people demand it. if parents and teachers, police officers and pastors, if hunters and sportsmen, if responsible gun owners, if americans of every background stand up and say enough's, we of suffered too much pain and cared too much about our children to allow this to continue, then change will come. >> in a statement, the nation's leading gun control advocacy group, the british campaign to prevent gun violence, endorsed the plan saying the white house has exhibited "tremendous leadership" in its comprehensive policy recommendations to address gun violence. the american civil liberties union expressed concern about obama's call for more police officers in schools, saying -- you can go to democracynow.org for debate on the issue of armed officers in schools from wedne
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Jan 16, 2013 6:00pm EST
recognizing palestine as a nonmember observer state. the obama administration has refused to pressure israel for building -- for a building halt, limiting its reaction to calling the e1 expansion "counterproductive." clashes also erupted in the occupied west bank tuesday at the funeral of an unarmed palestinian teen killed by israeli troops. 17-year-old samir awad was shot multiple times as he tried to walk away from israeli soldiers to the israeli separation wall that carves up the west bank. samir's brother said he was killed on his way to write a final exam at school. >> he was on his way to school because he had an exam, his last school exam. after half an hour they called and told as my brother was wounded. >> samir awad was reportedly the fourth unarmed palestinian killed by israeli forces in the occupied territories in the last four days, including a farmer shot in the head in the gaza strip. israeli forces fired teargas and rubber coated bullets at mourners who threw stones following awad's funeral. at the united nations, a spokesperson reaffirmed u.n. secretary general ban ki
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Jan 18, 2013 8:00am PST
thursday, secretary of state hillary clinton defended the obama administtion's decision to aid france's operation in mali. >> it is important to this latest incident into the broader context. we hope this will be resolved with a minimum loss of life. but when you deal with these relentless terrorists, life is not in any way precious to them. but when this incident is finally over, we know we face a continuing ongoing problem and we're going to do everything we can to work together to confront and disrupt a credit. we're going to be working with our friends and partners in north africa. we're supporting the french operation in mali with intelligence and airlift. we are working with half a dozen african countries as we did with respect to somalia over so many years to help them be prepared to send an african troops. >> earlier today, the nation's refugees set up -- said many are to be uprooted. to talk more about the events in nigeria and mali, we go to washington, d.c. to speak with emira woods, a co-director of foreign policy in focus at the institute for policy studies. welcome to "dem
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Jan 21, 2013 5:00am PST
president obama is nominee to the secretary of state, john kerry, and chuck hagel, which he has gone a lot of flak for it, to the secretary of defense? >> those are promising choices. john kerry may finally liberate himself with a push from chuck a goal. they are going to have to take on the military-industrial complex and reduce those mass of weapons systems that were designed for a soviet-peristyle hostility like the f-22 and nuclear subs. they're going have to cut the military budget down from its $800 billion, and get out of afghanistan and iraq. and whether they have the chemistry and the political fortitude to do so, it remains to be seen. but i think they are a better choice than their predecessors. i think john kerry will be better than hillary clinton, who had to be macho all the time. and panetta, chuck hagel will be better than panetta, who was kind of a fill in. and spent weekends back in california where he really wants to retire. there is a little promise there. but again, it requires the resurgence of mass demonstrations in washington this spring to develop a convergent poli
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Jan 14, 2013 8:00am PST
. according to the new york times, president obama will ask congress to approve measures including a new path to citizenship for some of 11 million undocumented people currently in the united states, as well as a guest worker program for low-wage immigrant workers. a bipartisan group of senators is working on a comprehensive bill that could be introduced as early as march. the administration is backing eventual citizenship after deporting more than 400,000 undocumented people in the 2012 fiscal year, the largest number in u.s. hi uory. a number of civilians have been killed in an explosion that followed a u.s.-led nato raid in afghanistan. the victims reportedly died as they tried to collect the bodies of taliban fighters who have been killed in a firefight with u.s. troops around a mosque. it is not clear what caused the explosion as the fighters had already been shot dead when the blast occurred. estimates of the civilian death toll stand between seven and 16. the latest violence comes days after president obama announced plans to speed up the transfer of formal military control to
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